ACM0002: Consolidated baseline methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources --- Version 12.3.0

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Title Consolidated baseline methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources (312 KB)

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Version number
12.3.0
Scale Large scale --- Consolidated
Status Not Active (old version)
Validity Valid from 17 Sep 10 to 10 May 12
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Sources NM0001-rev , NM0012-rev , NM0023 , NM0024-rev , NM0030-rev , NM0036 , NM0043 , NM0055

Replaces: AM0005
Clarifications* Definition of an existing reservoir (submitted 03 May 11): AM_CLA_0215 (159 KB)
Hydropower addition to a multipurpose reservoir (submitted 20 Jul 11): AM_CLA_0217 (144 KB)
Revisions* Revision to extend applicability of ACM0002 to concentrated solar power plants (CSP) (submitted 06 Oct 10): AM_REV_0203 (156 KB)
Request for revision in definition of Capacity Addition for renewable energy projects (submitted 03 Oct 11): AM_REV_0228 (140 KB)
Previous Versions
Title Consolidated methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources --- Version 11 (307 KB)
Version number 11.0
Validity Valid from 26 Feb 10 to 16 Sep 10
Requests for registration can be submitted until 17 May 2011 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications* Applicability of ACM0002 to hydropower plants increasing power output through control and removal of the sedimentation accumulating in existing reservoirs (submitted 07 May 10): AM_CLA_0181 (185 KB)
Title Consolidated methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources --- Version 10 (304 KB)
Version number 10.0
Validity Valid from 11 Jun 09 to 25 Feb 10
Requests for registration can be submitted until 25 Oct 2010 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications* Clarification on applicabilty conditions of ACM0002 Version 10 (submitted 13 Nov 09): AM_CLA_0169 (143 KB)
“GUIDELINES FOR THE REPORTING AND VALIDATION OF PLANT LOAD FACTORS” Annex 11, EB 48 (submitted 13 Nov 09): AM_CLA_0170 (139 KB)
Clarification of definitions (plant and facility) in the context of two or more renewable energy plants (geothermal or hydro) sharing the same resources (submitted 14 Dec 12): AM_CLA_0243 (209 KB)
Title Consolidated methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources --- Version 9 (273 KB)
Version number 9.0
Validity Valid from 27 Feb 09 to 10 Jun 09
Requests for registration can be submitted until 10 Feb 2010 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications* Clarification on monitoring parameter TEGy of ACM0002 version 09 (submitted 15 Feb 12): AM_CLA_0228 (149 KB)
Revisions* Expansion of applicability conditions of ACM0002 to include refurbishment/replacement of operational units and corresponding calculation of baseline emissions. (submitted 20 Mar 09): AM_REV_0143 (155 KB)
Expansion of applicability conditions of ACM0002 to include refurbishment/replacement of facilities affected by negative long term alterations. (submitted 20 Mar 09): AM_REV_0144 (148 KB)
Title Consolidated methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources --- Version 8 (274 KB)
Version number 8.0
Validity Valid from 05 Dec 08 to 26 Feb 09
Requests for registration can be submitted until 26 Oct 2009 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Title Consolidated methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources --- Version 7 (261 KB)
Version number 7.0
Validity Valid from 14 Dec 07 to 04 Dec 08
Requests for registration can be submitted until 04 Aug 2009 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications* Request for clarification on “Definition of grid” (submitted 08 May 08): AM_CLA_0097 (122 KB)
Negative emissions in grid connected electricity generation from renewable sources (submitted 30 May 08): AM_CLA_0103 (116 KB)
Treatment of installing experimental wind turbine in a registered CDM wind project (submitted 10 Jul 08): AM_CLA_0106 (131 KB)
Applicability to projects where a dam is built for irrigation and thus not a result of a CDM project activity (submitted 10 Jul 08): AM_CLA_0114 (146 KB)
Request for clarification on calculation of EGhistorical (submitted 14 Oct 08): AM_CLA_0130 (121 KB)
Revisions* Consideration of existing units’ electricity generation in the baseline (submitted 22 Sep 08): AM_REV_0122 (113 KB)
Project emissions on account of fossil fuel used in the solar thermal power plant for augmentation of steam temperature for power generation. (submitted 09 Oct 08): AM_REV_0128 (114 KB)
Revision to extend the application of ACM0002 and corresponding calculation of baseline emissions (submitted 20 Nov 08): AM_REV_0129 (155 KB)
Title Consolidated methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources --- Version 6 (395 KB)
Version number 6.0
Validity Valid from 18 May 06 to 13 Dec 07
Requests for registration can be submitted until 13 Aug 2008 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications* The type of justification needed for not using the preferred Dispatch Analysis option for calculating the Operating Margin Emission Factor (submitted 13 Dec 06): AM_CLA_0037 (120 KB)
Clarification on data vintage if OM or BM emission coefficient is monitored ex-post (submitted 04 Dec 06): AM_CLA_0038 (122 KB)
Calculation of power density (submitted 07 Jun 07): AM_CLA_0049 (116 KB)
Types of capacity additions to be included in the BM (submitted 10 Aug 07): AM_CLA_0054 (133 KB)
Applicability of ACM0002 to hydropower plants increasing electricity production through the diversion of water from further creeks into the reservoir without expansion of the installed power capacity (submitted 28 Sep 07): AM_CLA_0061 (134 KB)
Monitoring of non-condensible gas emissions (submitted 01 Oct 07): AM_CLA_0062 (112 KB)
Revisions* Electricity generation projects resulting in emissions reductions in another non-Annex I country (submitted 25 Jul 06): AM_REV_0018 (127 KB)
Treatment of electricity exported from a project activity to a grid located in a different country (submitted 19 Sep 06): AM_REV_0026 (177 KB)
Approach for the exclusion of immaterial parts of a multinational grid (submitted 26 Oct 06): AM_REV_0027 (122 KB)
Enable the use of ACM0002 for power plants that result in emission reductions in another non-Annex I country because of the enhancement of dispatch of clean energy to that grid. (submitted 31 Oct 06): AM_REV_0029 (121 KB)
Title Consolidated methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources --- Version 5 (417 KB)
Version number 5.0
Validity Valid from 02 Mar 06 to 17 May 06
Requests for registration can be submitted until 14 Jul 2006 23:59:59 GMT
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Title Consolidated methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources --- Version 4 (322 KB)
Version number 4.0
Validity Valid from 28 Nov 05 to 01 Mar 06
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications* Consideration of registered CDM projects in the build and operating margin (submitted 16 Dec 05): AM_CLA_0014 (28 KB)
Title Consolidated methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources --- Version 3 (350 KB)
Version number 3.0
Validity Valid from 29 Sep 05 to 27 Nov 05
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications* Build Margin - Approach to determine recent 20% if 20% falls on part capacity (submitted 13 Nov 05): AM_CLA_0009 (154 KB)
Title Consolidated methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources --- Version 2 (216 KB)
Version number 2.0
Validity Valid from 02 Dec 04 to 11 Oct 05
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications* Determination of relevant electricity grid boundaries in India – state grid vs. regional grid vs. national grid (submitted 27 Jul 05): AM_CLA_0001 (146 KB)
Proposal to complement ACM002 and add a calculation of the amount of energy generated by the plants before the project. (submitted 28 Jul 05): AM_CLA_0002 (134 KB)
Request for clarification on step 0 of the “Tool for the demonstration and assessment of additionality" (submitted 04 Oct 05): EB 22 meeting report (237 KB)
Title Consolidated methodology for grid-connected electricity generation from renewable sources --- Version 1 (214 KB)
Version number 1.0
Validity Valid from 02 Sep 04 to 01 Dec 04
Sectoral scope(s) 1
Clarifications* Clarification regarding the demonstration of Additionality in case of transfer of assets (submitted 15 Oct 11): AM_CLA_0223 (175 KB)
Application of combination of large scale methodology ACM0002 and small-scale methodology AMS I.D in a renewable energy PoA (submitted 10 Feb 12): AM_CLA_0227 (152 KB)
Applicability of ACM0002 to existing hydropower plants increasing electricity generation through the construction of a new reservoir (submitted 10 Dec 13): AM_CLA_0254 (107 KB)

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